New emergency regs gives interns authority to administer vaccines

New emergency regs gives interns authority to administer vaccines

New documentation from the Ministry of Legal Affairs has revealed that additional medical personnel, including interns, have been given the authority to administer a COVID-19 vaccine.

This is according to the new Emergency Powers Vaccination Regulations 2021 released on Saturday.

It says, during the period of public emergency, a medical practitioner or any of the following persons can administer the jab:

• Nursing personnel
• Dentist
• Veterinary surgeon
• Medical intern
• Dental intern
• Paramedic
• Pharmacist

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